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Mitch Perry Report for 12.2.15 – Here’s Hillary … and her plan to begin fixing our infrastructure needs

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A new national Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday morning shows Hillary Clinton walking away with the Democratic nomination for president, about two months before the Iowa caucuses. Clinton leads Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders by 30 percentage points, 60-30 percent. No doubt Clinton enthusiasts will be reveling in that new nugget when they gather Wednesday afternoon in Orlando for a speech she’s scheduled to give at 1 p.m. She’s expected to speak in-depth about her plan to fix the country’s infrastructure…

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On World AIDS Day, Tampa unveils its new and improved AIDS Memorial Park

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According to statistics reported by the Florida Department of Health earlier this year, Florida has the highest number of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, with Hillsborough County having the largest increase — 63 percent from 2012 to 2014. According to Michael Ruppel, Executive Director with the AIDS Institute in Tampa, one of the factors why Florida has the most new HIV diagnoses is that people who were already diagnosed in other states are moving to Florida, ending up in the state’s…

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Uber, (RED) join forces Tuesday to raise money & awareness for World AIDS Day

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Uber kicks off the holiday season Tuesday with an ambitious goal: an AIDS Free Generation. In celebration of the third annual World AIDS Day — December 1, also known as “Giving Tuesday” — the San Francisco-based on-demand service is partnering with AIDS charity (RED) in its mission to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV globally by 2020. Users in over 150 cities will see cars turn red in the Uber app, and will have an opportunity to add five dollars above…

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